201415 Season Stats: Sebastian Ryall

Sebastian Ryall enjoyed another solid season on the right hand side of the Sky Blues defence as the 25 year old not only finished with another admirable defensive record, but a place in the Sky Blues Team of the Decade.

Ryall played a total of 24 games for the Sky Blues on their march to the2015 Grand Final, starting each match for a total playing time of 2122 minutes.

Out of the 43 tackles Ryall attempted, the Sky Blues fifth highest all time appearance maker won 38 while also making 13 blocks as he cut out the opposition’s supply on the wing.

The right sided defender made a total of 59 interceptions whilst winning half of all the aerial duels he contested as he enjoyed running battles with some of the league’s top wingers.

Going forward Ryall was tasked with supplying the forwards from deep as he made a total of 36 open play crosses while also creating a total of 14 goal scoring opportunities and earning one assist.

The Sydney born defender finished the season with a 79.8% overall passing accuracy from a total of 925 attempted passes, while also proving safe in his own half with a 91.1% passing accuracy.

Following a number of impressive displays, Ryall re-signed with the Sky Blues for a further two years keeping him at the club until the end of the 2016/17 season.

“This is the club I’ve always supported and to have the chance to be able to go into my seventh and eighth seasons with the club is a huge honour,” Ryall said upon re-signing.

“The club has big ambitions to win many more Hyundai A-League titles and compete at the highest level in Asia and I’m delighted that I have the chance to be a part of it.”

Ryall will return to preseason training with his teammates in mid-July.